Motorola Mobility has undergone plenty of changes since it was purchased by Google for $12.5 billion back in 2012, but the latest change might be its most prominent yet.
Motorola’s chief executive Dennis Woodside confirmed that the company’s next phone will be called the “Moto X” today — and added that it will be manufactured in the U.S.
In response to the earnings news, Google stock was trading at $702.87 as of this writing, down less than 1 percent for the day and up around 8 percent over the past quarter.
All of a sudden, Google’s expensive Motorola purchase is beginning to make sense.
Google’s quest to rid itself of Motorola’s set-top box business is at an end.
We’re not sure what to expect from this event, but it could be the long-rumored Droid Razr HD.
Several months after completing its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, Google is finally beginning to shape the mobile company for its own purposes by cutting the fat.
Google is reportedly ready to sell of Motorola Mobility’s Home & Cable division for an estimated price of $2 billion.
Usually, patent disputes are courtly affairs, decided before a judge and making most readers nod off and turn to the latest Lindsay Lohan news. Thank goodness for companies such as Motorola Mobility and Microsoft, who are having a very public cat-fight over patent royalties. You can hear the Silicon Valley hissing all the way from the East Coast.
Google Vice President David Lawee said today that two-thirds of Google’s acquisitions over the years have been successful, an important statement following the close of its $12.5 billion Motorola buy this week.
Microsoft and Motorola Mobility are locked in a bitter patent suit regarding the use of H.264 video compression and encoding. The ongoing legal battle lead to German courts issuing an injunction that could halt the sales and distribution of the Xbox 360, Windows 7 software, and even Internet Explorer in the country.
Here’s the latest punch in the ongoing mobile-device patent brawl: Apple has filed an official complaint with the European Commission against Motorola Mobility for violating agreements to fairly license standards-essential patents. The action comes just days after the U.S. and E.U. approved Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.
Google’s planned acquisition of Motorola Mobility has just officially passed muster in the European Union.
Google is allegedly working on creating a company-branded entertainment device capable of streaming music in multiple locations throughout a person’s home.
Google’s $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility will likely be approved by the U.S. Department of Justice next week, sources tell Bloomberg, but don’t expect Google to backtrack on Motorola’s contentious patent litigation tactics.
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Motorola is still picking up companies while under acquisition review with Google. Today the company purchased SetJam, a television and movie directory.
Google’s proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility has hit a roadblock, courtesy of European Union regulators.
Regulators in the European Commission will give a thumbs-up or thumbs-down to Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility sometime in January 2012.
Motorola Mobility shareholders voted today to allow Google to buy the mobile company.
Motorola Mobility announced its third quarter earnings today, with a 20 percent increase in mobile device revenue year over year, but still a loss in operating costs.
Editor's Pick This ain’t yo daddy’s Razr: Motorola today introduced the Droid Razr, its powerful and thin flagship LTE 4G Android smartphone on Verizon Wireless.
Just days after a photos of Motorola’s upcoming Droid Bionic leaked, new details have emerged that point to the anticipated device’s launch in Sept. with a $299 price tag.
Motorola Mobility and CEO Sanjay Jha have been sued this week by a shareholder who asserts Motorola didn’t get the best possible deal when it agreed to be purchased by Google, according to Bloomberg.
Leaked photos of the new Motorola Droid HD smartphone appeared alongside the much-delayed Droid Bionic on technology blog Engadget today.
Among the clamor of Monday’s news that Google would be acquiring Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion was the tidbit that if the deal did not get approved by regulators, Google would pay an exorbitant $2.5 billion to Motorola.
On the same day Google announced its plan to acquire Motorola Mobility, Motorola surprisingly introduced its new rugged Android-based Defy+ smartphone.